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Royal Observatory Greenwich
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Royal Observatory Greenwich

  • The activity takes place with an audioguide in English. English
  • 1 hour

Travel through time and space with this tour of the Royal Observatory in Greenwich. You'll see the famous prime meridian, Shepherd Gate Clock... and much more!

Royal Observatory Greenwich

The Royal Observatory in Greenwich is the home of British astronomy and navigation. Built in the 17th century, it has witnessed how great scientists of the time mapped the stars with exceptional accuracy to aid navigation at sea.

With this ticket, you'll get to visit the place that gave its name to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) and see the prime meridian of the world, the exact point where East meets West  - 0° 0’ 0”! You'll even get to stand on it!

During the tour, you'll have an audio guide that will tell you all about the astronomical advances that were made at this centre throughout history. 

Opening Hours

The Greenwich Observatory is open every day from 10 am to 5 pm. Last admission is at 4:30 pm.

Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations regarding protective material and safety to help avoid the spread of Covid-19.


Adults Students under 25 Children between 5 and 16 Children under 5
US$ 21
US$ 13.10
US$ 10.50
  • Adults

    US$ 21
  • Students under 25

    US$ 13.10
  • Children between 5 and 16

    US$ 10.50
  • Children under 5


More Information


1 hour.

Language The activity takes place with an audioguide in English.

The activity takes place with an audioguide in English.


Ticket to the Royal Greenwich Observatory.


When to book?

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.

Bookings are permitted up until 11 hours before the activity as long as there are still places.

Printed voucher

We will send you a voucher that you must print to take part in the activity.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

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Yes (some of the areas are accessible).

US$ 21
No hidden fees or surcharges


Not refundable. This activity does not permit modifications nor cancelations.

Meeting point

Royal Greenwich Observatory.